Essentials of Neuroanesthesia offers useful insights on the anesthetic management of neurosurgical and neurologic patients. This book covers all topics related to neuroanesthesia, providing essential knowledge on the brain and spinal cord. Sections include chapters on anatomy, physiology, and pharmacology, along with specific chapters related to various neurosurgical and neurological problems and their anesthetic management.
This book provides an understanding of related issues, such as palliative care, evidence based practice of neuroanesthesia, sterilization techniques, biostatistics, and ethical issues, and is useful for trainees, clinicians, and researchers in the fields of neurosurgery, neurocritical care, neuroanesthesia, and neurology.
Dr. Hemanshu Prabhakar is an Additional Professor in Neuroanesthesiology at the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS), New Delhi, India. He received his training in neuroanesthesia in the same institute. Recently, he completed his PhD, and now has the honor of being the first PhD (Neuroanesthesia) in the country. He is recipient of the AIIMS Excellence award for notable contribution in academics. He has more than 200 publications in national and international journals to his credit. He is a reviewer for various national and international journals. He is also a review author for the Cochrane Collaboration and has special interest in evidence based practice of neuroanesthesia. He is a member of various national and international neuroanesthesia societies and past Secretary of the Indian Society of Neuroanesthesia and Critical Care. He is an invited faculty for various national and international conferences. He is on the Editorial board of Indian Journal of Palliative care and is the executive editor of the Journal of Neuroanaesthesiology and Critical Care. He has contributed chapters to various National and International books.
Section I. Neuroanatomy Section II. Neurophysiology Section III. Neuropharmacology Section IV. Neuromonitoring Section V. Positions in Neurosurgery Section VI. Pre-Anesthetic Evaluation Section VII. Neurosurgery Section VIII. Neuroradiology Section IX. Neurotrauma Section X. Neurointensive Care Section XI. Special Considerations Section XII. Fluids and Electrolyte Management Section XIII. Pain Management Section XIV. Brain Death and Ethical Issues Section XV. Evidence Based Practice Section XVI. Recent Advances Section XVII. Sterilization Techniques Section XVIII. Palliative Care Section XIX. Biostatistics